Author: Kushmina Begum

Kushmina Begum was born and bred in Beeston. She is passionate about community issues and making a positive change which has a real impact at grass roots level to the community of Beeston and South Leeds as a whole.

Review: Mushy Lyrically Speaking at Leeds Playhouse

On Tuesday (8 October 2019) I was fortunate enough to be invited to go to view the exclusive premiere of Mushy Lyrically Speaking at the newly refurbished Leeds Playhouse. I was not disappointed. I was already a fan of the main character based on the real life student Musharaf ‘Mushy’

Holly Bazaar raises Christmas spirits and playground funds

St. Francis Primary School in Beeston unwrapped its first vintage ‘Holly Bazaar’ on Thursday (20 December 2018). The school celebrated the end of term, the festive season and the community it serves by throwing a traditional and merry bazaar to raise much needed funds for school playground improvements. Two hundred

Harrison Spinks officially launches new Innovation Centre in Beeston

Harrison Spinks, a large bed manufacturer in Leeds launched its official Innovation Centre based at Westland Road in Beeston on Friday 7 December 2018. It is the latest development from the award winning bed manufacturer, which employs over 600 people. The Innovation Centre was officially opened by the Managing Director